July 2013
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Debates winners in New York
SA learners scoop silver in Beijing
SA scientist impresses in FameLab
Nanotech draws attention in Kenya
SAASTA salutes David Block
Science Centre CEO awarded
Young science brainpower awarded
75 years of coelacanth research
Join in recording the diversity of life
Open your own Science Spaza
The Universe is expanding
"Space Skype" links kids
Coastal and marine science in SA
Internship programme
A scientist for a day
iThemba LABS - advancing knowledge
Ex ZooClub members' success
In the news
Upcoming events
It's a fact!

Upcoming events

  The theme of National Science Week 2013 is "Celebrating scientific areas in which South Africa has a competitive edge", such as Marine Sciences.
27 July 2013
National Science Week launch, University of Limpopo.
Contact: Erna Taljaard, email: etaljaard@saasta.ac.za

29 July - 3 August 2013
National Science Week will be celebrated countrywide.
Contact: Erna Taljaard, email: etaljaard@saasta.ac.za

3 August 2013

  • SAASTA National Schools Debates Finals will take place in Gauteng.
    Contact: Melissa Govender, email: melissa@saasta.ac.za
  • The 4th Biodiversity Youth Symposium will be held at the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa.
    Contact: Elize de Jager, email elize@nzg.ac.za

25 October 2013
AstroQuiz Finals, venue to be confirmed. The teams of finalists from 10 participating centres will compete for the top prize in this annual quiz for grade seven learners, organised by SAASTA.
Contact: Bafedile Kgwadi: kgwadib@saasta.ac.za

4 - 8 November 2012
The 15th Southern African Association of Science and Technology Centres (SAASTEC) Conference will be held at the Durban Natural Science Museum. More information